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Near the Village | road to Damnoni / Kalypso, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
+30 695 620 9107
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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161 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation, after we found it, ordered the meals of the day and loved them! The owners were very friendly to us, the house wine was good. I will definitely come back the next time we are in Crete!

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1 Thank Cynthia B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Delicious food, fresh local produce, true flavors, excellent vegan choice. Fast and good service. Eco-friendly, vegan-friendly, so, highly recommended. We adore this place. We hope to come back soon. Fabio and Maria from Italy.

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1 Thank FabioAcciai
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We made a special trip here which took us over an hour, having read previous reviews. We were relieved to see a good variety of veggie food, and it is also a member of the Veggie Hotels group. Previous reviewers have commented on the hostess' behaviour as being brusque, but this was not the case and she was very friendly... More 

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Thank Nashat75
Monica T, Ιδιοκτήτης at Ifigenia, responded to this review

Hello again dear customers, what a pitty you did not say anything when you were here, we could have served you an other dish. The chickpeas in the vegetable mix were not burnt (what would mean black or dark brown), they were crunchy and other guests were very happy exactly because of this same dish. And yes, the aubergine salad... More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

This little hidden gem a few miles from the beach and set with a view of the olive groves made for such a lovely quiet evening setting after a hectic day. The hostess was so welcoming and went through the menu with us and we found it hard to choose which dish we wanted as they all sounded so nice.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

We really looked forward to have a nice vegetarian meal in Greece. The reviews were so rewarding! I went in the restaurant to ask if we have to pay cash. The lady who came out of the kitchen was very unfriendly. "Cash", was her answer. When I asked if she knew where the nearest cashdispenser was, she replied that "She... More 

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2 Thank Stéphanie P
Jakarta, Indonesia
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464 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

Ifigenia is a vegetarian restaurant and guesthouse near Plakias. From Plakias it is just over a five minute drive, taking the furthest right turn option at the junction where the other options head towards Lefkogia or Mirthios. Without neighbours, Ifigenia has the feel of being in the middle of nowhere giving it a the image of a rural retreat. There... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

We came here twice during our holidays. The first time, we'd stumbled in by chance (which goes to show that chance is an excellent travel guide), and we enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere so much that we returned for the Friday buffet, which was Cretan in our case. This place is also where we were introduced to the... More 

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Vigo, Spain
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

A good experience to find that vegetarian food may be something more than a meal. And all that for very little money. Don´t miss it at night!!!

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Thank MARIA R
Drogheda, Ireland
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146 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

We went here for an "Arabic Evening" which was a buffet of middle-eastern dishes. The food itself was good vegetarian but the general atmosphere was, well, odd. The proprietor was friendly and attentive, although I thought was because the others there were a large group, so she didn't want us to feel left out.

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Verviers, Belgium
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Do not miss the special friday's theme buffet (Asian, Arabic, Mexican,...) Multilingual owner very knowledgable about the area. Great value.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near the Village | road to Damnoni / Kalypso, Plakias, Crete 740 60, Greece
  • Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Rethymnon Prefecture  >  Plakias
  • Phone Number: +30 695 620 9107
Description
We offer vegetarian and vegan food and drinks made from local and often organic products. Greek and international cuisine. Special theme nights every friday, reservation recommended.

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